Critics’ Choice Shower ‘The Shape of Water,’ ‘The Post,’ Netflix and HBO With Nominations
Dec06

Critics’ Choice Shower ‘The Shape of Water,’ ‘The Post,’ Netflix and HBO With Nominations

Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” is shaping up to be the one to beat this awards season, receiving 14 Critics’ Choice nominations, while HBO and Netflix lead on the television side of the scoreboard. The contenders in film and television for these 23rd annual kudos were announced on Wednesday morning, December 6, and the winners will be presented on January 11 at a live telecast on the CW Network. The Critics’ Choice Awards...

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History Channel’s ‘Knightfall’ Promises ‘Holy Hell,’ Led by Tom Cullen
Dec06

History Channel’s ‘Knightfall’ Promises ‘Holy Hell,’ Led by Tom Cullen

“Holy Hell,” proclaims one of the billboard campaigns for History’s upcoming series “Knightfall,” a tale of brotherhood, betrayal and bloodshed. “Is Nothing Holy Anymore?” asks another. The verdict will be up to audiences when the ten-episode run of the fictionalized historical drama gets under way. Set in the year 1306, “Knightfall” takes viewers deep into the clandestine world of the Knights Templar, the legendary, elite warrior...

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‘The Lost Tapes: Patty Hearst’ Goes Inside the Heiresses’ Kidnapping That Riveted America
Nov22

‘The Lost Tapes: Patty Hearst’ Goes Inside the Heiresses’ Kidnapping That Riveted America

Soon to be married college student. Blue-blooded heiress to a family fortune. Kidnap victim. Terrorist sympathizer. Bank robber. Patricia “Patty” Hearst was all of these things as the case of her February 1974 abduction from her Berkeley, Calif. apartment and subsequent transition to an active accomplice in a crime spree with a left-wing urban guerrilla group dominated the news for 19 months. The case left law enforcement stymied and...

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Foo Fighters Rock an Ancient Amphitheater in PBS’ ‘Landmarks Live in Concert’
Nov10

Foo Fighters Rock an Ancient Amphitheater in PBS’ ‘Landmarks Live in Concert’

The 11-time Grammy award-winning Foo Fighters have performed all over the world, but never in Greece, until this past July when they gave an historic concert at the Acropolis in Athens. “We’ve done some crazy things over the last 20 years, but I think this might be the craziest thing the Foo Fighters have ever done,” says frontman Dave Grohl at the beginning of “Foo Fighters – Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special,”...

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‘The Long Road Home,’ An Unflinching Iraq War Drama
Nov07

‘The Long Road Home,’ An Unflinching Iraq War Drama

It was difficult to imagine on April 4, 2004 that it would be the day that one U.S. military platoon, the 1st Calvary Division out of Fort Hood, Texas, would suffer its largest loss of life in a single day since the Vietnam War. After all, it had been less than a year since Pres. George W. Bush had famously declared, “Mission accomplished” about the U.S. intervention in Iraq which overthrew dictator Saddam Hussein. American forces...

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